Vyne, the parent brand of Vyne Medical and NEA Powered by Vyne, is a provider of secure health information exchange and electronic health care communication management solutions. We deliver a single, highly integrated platform for the secure exchange of protected health information and communication management between patients, providers, payers/health plans and partners.
Vyne is based in Dunwoody, Georgia, with offices in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Lindy Benton has worked in the Healthcare Information Technology field for more than 25 years and is currently the President and CEO of Vyne. Before joining Vyne, Lindy served as divisional executive at The Sage Group, managing a $350 million division with 1,400 employees. Prior to Sage, Lindy worked at Cerner Corporation for 15 years. Previously, she worked at Digital Equipment Corporation as the division manager responsible for health care business in the Southeast. Lindy is a member of the Foundation Board for Florida Hospital for Children and serves on executive councils for several health related committees and industry associations. Lindy holds a Master of Science degree from Florida State University with extended post graduate work in Measurement and Statistics.
Robert Patrick is an accomplished leader in business development, product management and growth strategies. He serves as President of Dental Sales & Services and Vyne Operations. One of Robert’s key priorities since joining Vyne is enhancing the user experience through the addition of new functionality including enhancements to the dental practice revenue cycle management suite. Robert is a graduate of Troy University and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He has over 20 years of experience in software/product development. In 2002, Robert joined Carestream Dental managing the Quality Assurance department, and went on to manage several product development teams. In 2008, he became the Director of Product Line Management and Business Development. In that role, he started Carestream Dental’s Endodontic Business and was heavily involved in the support of the Endodontic specialty and fostering the use of CBCT imaging in many Endodontic graduate programs. Most recently Robert served as the Global Director of Product Line Management at Carestream Dental.
Claudia Stein-Martin is Chief Financial Officer of Vyne. Claudia oversees all company accounting practices, financial reporting, financial strategy, and budgetary planning. Claudia has over 15 years of experience in the public accounting, financial services and manufacturing industries. Claudia’s broad experience includes positions with Arthur Andersen LLP, a controller at Auto Nation’s Financial Services Division (a fortune 500 company), and she also served as CFO of Sundance Products, Inc. Claudia graduated Summa Cum Laude earning a Bachelor of Accounting and a Bachelor of Finance degree from Florida Atlantic University.
Scott Overholt is a founding member of two successful health care IT companies, both focused on providing systems and services to improve health care communication management. Scott currently serves as Chief Development Officer for Vyne overseeing strategic business development and marketing. With over 25 years in health care Sales and Marketing, Scott provides oversight to the company’s marketing efforts and focuses on growing the client base of providers, payers and partners across the nation. He has a BS and MBA from the University of Tennessee.
Coming to Vyne after serving as chief technology officer for Peak and prior to that, Shared Health, Inc., a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, Steve Godfrey has extensive experience as an information technology executive in the health care industry. As a senior technology leader successful in the design and delivery of cost-effective, high performance information technology infrastructures and applications that address complex business problems, Steve has also lent his IT expertise to such companies as MedAvant Health Care Solutions and OuterBounds Technologies, Inc.
Meg Michael joined Vyne in November of 2015. She brings 30 years of healthcare experience to her current role managing the strategic direction of the account development team. Her professional expertise is concentrated in sales, marketing, and operational and business effectiveness. Before joining Vyne, Meg worked for Skylight Healthcare for 4 years and Cerner Corporation for 16 years in various capacities. Her roles expanded and grew with her achievements. Meg’s professional clinical career started as a Registered Nurse in a variety of facilities ranging from the small community hospital to the large tertiary care institution and in various acute care venues. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a licensed registered nurse.
Nicole Smith is a successful health care business professional with expertise in management, operations, sales and marketing. Nicole brings over 16 years of experience to her current role as the Vice President of Payer & Partner Services for Vyne. Nicole is responsible for the company’s strategic development and management of new and existing payer and partner relationships. Throughout her career, Nicole has been committed to promoting the use of health information technology to improve health care delivery. Nicole has led and manages Vyne’s partnerships with leading organizations including the company’s participation in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation (esMD) program. Under her leadership, Vyne has grown provider adoption of esMD to generate millions of transactions in less than twelve months. Nicole received a B.A. in Communications from Georgia State University.
Leslie Lyons is the Senior Director of Human Resources of Vyne. Leslie oversees the Human Resources Department and all functions of HR. She has over 20 years of experience in the Human Resources field and has worked for companies such as Frito-Lay and The Keller Group. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tennessee.
Kent McAllister is a seasoned executive and one of the leading innovators in the IT industry with more than 20 years of experience working in software and health care solutions. Kent currently serves as the VP of Sales, South Central Region at Vyne where he leads the South Central Region for Vyne Medical’s sales team. Prior to joining Vyne, Kent led the professional services organization at Sage Healthcare through an impressive 20 percent capacity expansion. He also served as EVP/CIO at Nueterra Holdings, and during that time he launched an IT company called Mavicor, LLC (now Oppor Co. LLC) dedicated to addressing the technology needs of ambulatory surgical center clients. Kent holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration from Oklahoma Christian University
Kellie Hooper is the Senior Director of Sales at Vyne responsible for leading and managing new medical business for the Western half of the US. As well as cultivating and developing reseller partnerships across the nation. Prior to her current role, Kellie was Senior Regional Sales Executive for TransUnion Healthcare, responsible for Western Sales. Kellie is a 20‐year industry veteran with extensive experience in developing and leading healthcare teams. Her experiences include clinical, pharmaceutical, surgical, case management, revenue cycle, recruiting, c-suite partnership development, and managing and leading sales teams for fortune 500 organizations which include Johnson and Johnson, Ortho‐McNeil Pharmaceuticals, LifeScan, Terumo Medical, and McKesson. Kellie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Idaho State University where she played Division 1 Golf and named head golf coach.
Peter Van Frayen is Senior Director of U.S. Sales, East Region, at Vyne. Peter oversees a team covering the entire eastern coast plus the mid-west. Peter has spent over 13 years in the healthcare space. He has broad experience including 10 years selling a Release of Information Service. As a leader in his field, he has achieved Presidents Club 7 years in a row. Since joining Vyne in 2016 he has been responsible for several multi-tenanted deals at prominent health systems in the United States. Peter graduated from Ohio University with a BS in Health and Human Services.